MSN Fanclub - Manage a real minor league team

MSN Fanclub: Reality Baseball is actually a cross between a reality tv show and minor league baseball.  From the producers of Project Greenlight, the HBO show reality show about filming a movie, comes the opportunity to manage a real minor league baseball team - the Schaumburg Flyers.  The Schaumburg Flyers, an independent baseball team near Chicago, will take orders from the fans for battling lineups, fielding positions, and pitching rosters, among other things.

This was actually done once before in 1951, when Bill Veeck allowed fans to run the game decisions between the Philadelphia Athletics and St. Louis Browns (fans deciding for the Browns) for Grandstand Managers Day.  The Browns won the game 5-3.  Veek wrote in his autobiography that "never has a game been called better."

They will not force the team to make rediculous moves like switching a catcher and a pitcher.  MSN will be selling the advertising around the online site, and even adding in product placement in areas such as the team bus.

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